Jason Rivera crimps and moves right past the third...
This tall formation sits all alone in the desert to the northwest of the main Hall of Horrors Area and can be a nice place to escape to if there are crowds there. Climbs here range from 5.6 to 5.12a with the majority in the 5.10 and under range with a nice assortment of both cracks and faces.
Some of the better routes here include Arturo's Special
(5.8), Mission Impossible
(5.11b) and Triumph Arch
Climbing Season For the Hall of Horrors Area area.
Weather station 10.4 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in King Dome
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for King Dome:
Featured Route For King Dome
Arturo's Special 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c California
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : King Dome - East Face
Named for a popular mexican food restaurant in the town of Joshua Tree which closed in 2005.A start in a chossy left-facing corner (pro to 2") leads up right to a low-angled ramp and a high first bolt. Climb past the bolt and continue up and left past two more bolts on near vertical patina edges/friction to a final bolt where the angle lessens and the climbing gets easier but you'll go about 15 feet to the bolted anchor/rap on top.A good climb at a less popular area than many of the Hall Of Horr...[more] Browse More Classics in California
King Dome, Hall of Horrors, Saddle Rocks, Cowboy C...
Truly miles of piles of rox
King Dome. Photo by Blitzo.